NCS Race Results Explore the Pocono Mountains 350

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NASCAR Cup Series Race Number 19
Race Results for the 48th Annual Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 – Sunday, June 27, 2021
Pocono Raceway – Long Pond, PA – 2.5 – Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 140 Laps – 350. Miles

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Stage 1 Pos Stage 2 Pos Pts Status Tms Laps Playoff Pts
1 19 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Mini’s Toyota 140 7 44 Running 2 30 5
2 12 5 Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com Chevrolet 140 8 38 Running
3 11 2 Brad Keselowski Detroit Engines Ford 140 3 3 50 Running 2 31
4 13 4 Kevin Harvick Busch Light Ford 140 33 Running
5 7 23 Bubba Wallace DraftKings Toyota 140 5 38 Running 1 3
6 16 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Duracell Ford 140 4 38 Running
7 20 48 Alex Bowman Ally Chevrolet 140 30 Running 1 18
8 23 37 * Ryan Preece Thomas’/Kroger Chevrolet 140 29 Running
9 10 8 Tyler Reddick Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Chevrolet 140 8 31 Running
10 14 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 140 10 28 Running
11 3 19 Martin Truex Jr. Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota 140 1 6 41 Running 1 19 1
12 18 24 William Byron Axalta Color of the Year Chevrolet 140 1 35 Running 2 22 1
13 21 3 Austin Dillon Workrise Chevrolet 140 24 Running
14 17 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 140 2 32 Running 1 1
15 8 99 Daniel Suarez CommScope Chevrolet 140 9 24 Running
16 5 10 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 140 2 9 32 Running
17 2 34 Michael McDowell ARRMA Ford 140 6 25 Running 1 7
18 32 21 Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford 140 19 Running
19 1 17 Chris Buescher Acronis Ford 140 18 Running 1 6
20 15 1 Kurt Busch Monster Energy Chevrolet 140 17 Running
21 24 14 Chase Briscoe # HighPoint.com/Webex by Cisco Ford 140 16 Running
22 37 6 Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate Ford 140 15 Running
23 36 7 Corey LaJoie Nations Guard Chevrolet 139 14 Running
24 38 41 Cole Custer HaasTooling.com Ford 139 13 Running
25 27 77 Justin Allgaier(i) Diamond Creek Water Chevrolet 139 0 Running
26 33 42 Ross Chastain McDonald’s Chevrolet 139 10 12 Running
27 9 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 139 5 16 Running
28 25 51 Cody Ware(i) Nurtec ODT Chevrolet 139 0 Running
29 30 78 BJ McLeod(i) American Brain Tumor Association Ford 138 0 Running
30 28 15 James Davison Go FMX Chevrolet 137 7 Running
31 22 43 Erik Jones Medallion Bank Chevrolet 136 6 Running
32 4 20 Christopher Bell Rheem Toyota 135 4 12 Running 1 3
33 31 00 Quin Houff Mane ‘n Tail/Spirit Unlimited Chevrolet 135 4 Running
34 26 38 Anthony Alfredo # Death Wish Coffee Ford 134 3 Running
35 34 52 Josh Bilicki Jacob Companies Ford 132 2 Running
36 29 53 Garrett Smithley(i) RichMar Florists Chevrolet 122 0 Engine
37 35 66 * Timmy Hill(i) M&M Mechanical Toyota 113 0 Handling
38 6 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Scott Brand Chevrolet 111 7 5 Engine
Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 26 Mins, 49 Secs. Average Speed: 143.036 MPH Margin of Victory: 8.654 Seconds
Stage 1 Top 10: 19, 10, 2, 12, 23, 34, 47, 8, 99, 22
Stage 2 Top 10: 24, 11, 2, 20, 9, 19, 18, 5, 10, 42
Race Comments: Kyle Busch has won the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 at Pocono Raceway, his 59th victory in the NASCAR Cup Series. Prior to the start of the race, the following vehicle(s) dropped to the rear of the field under penalty: No. 77 (driver change) and Nos. 41, 6, 5, 37, 42, 7, 38 (backup cars).
Failed to Qualify: None.
Caution Flags: 4 for 15 laps; Laps: 3-6 (#38 Incident Turn 2 [None]); 32-35 (Stage 1 Conclusion [53]); 87-90 (Stage 2 Conclusion [77]); 94-96 (Debris [51]).
Lead Changes: 12 among 10 drivers; C. Buescher 1-6; M. McDowell 7-13; M. Truex Jr. 14-32; B. Keselowski 33-45; K. Busch 46-73; B. Wallace 74-76; W. Byron 77-93; C. Bell 94-96; A. Bowman 97-114; B. Keselowski 115-132; W. Byron 133-137; D. Hamlin 138; K. Busch 139-140.
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Chase Briscoe, #14
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: July 4, 2021 – Road America